The Beauty of Diagrams – The Vitruvian Man – Art, Architecture, Anatomy combined mathematically

If you haven’t already seen it, you might like to watch the BBC documentary series, The Beauty of Diagrams. The first episode is on the drawing “The Vitruvian Man” by Leonardo da Vinci. It’s available on iplayer until 10pm on Monday 28th March.

The Vitruvian Man brings together the theories of architecture by Vitruvius, studies of Anatomy drawn by da Vinci, and a simple mathematical ‘trick’ to reveal some extraordinary ratios in the ‘ideal’ human body.

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